Skip to main content
Associates Programs Source Plus (EBSCO)
Covers key subjects in two-year college settings, including cosmetology, culinary arts, substance abuse counseling, and electrical technology, to name a few. The database includes over 2,000 full-text journals and over 300 full-text e-books.
Credo Reference offers online access to 1,250 reference books covering all major academic disciplines.
Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete
Scholarly ebook titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
Films on Demand
Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
ProQuest Career & Technical Education Database
Vocational information on technical topics, such as computing science, healthcare, building trades, auto mechanics, sales and retail, accounting, graphic design, and photography.
ProQuest Science Database
Applied and general science articles covering topics such as global warming, alternative energy sources, robotic engineering, genetically modified food, and more.
Vocations and Careers (Gale OneFile)
Access journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career. The database offers hundreds of current and applicable periodicals, from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals. (Formerly InfoTrac Vocations/Careers & Technical Education Collection)
Welding Technology : Print Materials
Take Note: The print materials listed here are not an exhaustive list of the available library resources for WeldingTechnology. If looking for other materials, please consult the library catalog or meet with one of VGCC's librarians.
Art of Sculpture Welding by
Call Number: NB 1220 .M336 2015
Publication Date: 2015-03-15
Covers the processes of creating 13 projects for all personalities, skill levels and interests.
Blueprint Reading for Welders by
Call Number: T 379 .B38 2014
Publication Date: 2014-02-14
Step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations to teach the welder to interpret different working documents, from simple sketches to the complex blueprints.
Brazing and Soldering by
Call Number: TT 267 .L64 2014
Publication Date: 2015-04-01
A practical guide that introduces readers to the brazing and soldering, and shows how to enhance these skills safely and effectively. Includes photos.
Gas Metal Arc Welding Handbook by
Call Number: TK 4660 .M528 2008
Publication Date: 2007-11-05
Covers basic skills and advanced techniques of gas metal arc welding (GMAW), with clear information and illustrations.
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Handbook by
Call Number: TK 4660 .M53 2013
Publication Date: 2012-06-18
Uses color illustrations understandable instructions to explain the gas tungsten arc welding process and teach the proper procedures for welding a variety of base metals.
Call Number: TS 228 .G425 2011
Publication Date: 2011-04-18
A hands-on beginners guide and expert reference on oxyacetylene welding and cutting, soldering, and basic metal properties. Includes information on workshop setup, welding equipment handling, design, and safety.
Welding Print Reading by
Call Number: T 379 .W28 2013
Publication Date: 2012-04-27
Teaches students to read and comprehend the various types of prints found in the welding industry. Also covers math and measurement, welding processes, types of welds and joints, and welding symbols
Welding Processes Handbook by
Call Number: TS 227 .W45 2012
Publication Date: 2011-11-08
Concise, authoritative and practical introduction to welding and its applications for both students and engineers.
The TAB Guide to DIY Welding by
Call Number: TK 4660 .M67 2013
Publication Date: 2013-05-07
Introduces MIG welding and metalworking with illustrated step-by-step instructions for making useful objects and fun artistic projects. Takes you through setting up a metalworking studio, finding local resources for materials, and the safe operation of metal studio tools.
Farm and Workshop Welding by
Call Number: TS 227 .P3935 2012
Publication Date: 2012-09-01
A practical handbook for welding in the farm, home workshop, school workshop, blacksmith shop or auto shop. Also available online
Welding Licensing Exam Study Guide by
Call Number: TS 227.55 .M55 2007
Publication Date: 2007-06-07
Study guide for the Welding Code Book and Fundamentals exams. The book covers calculations and troubleshooting tips to help pass the certification tests.
Call Number: TT 205 .H23 2011
Publication Date: 2011-02-28
A comprehensive guidebook to the tools, materials, and processes fundamental to the art of metalworking. Includes information on working sheet metals, gold, and silver; building a dynamo and electric motor; making a vertical steam engine, and more.
Welding Technology at VGCC
For Welding Technology Program Information
Program Head, Welding Technology
Need help? Contact the VGCC Library.